===> PIRTEK opens fourth Service and Supply Center in the Chicago Area
With the opening of PIRTEK Naperville, IL, on July 20, owner Tim Hendron brings further growth of PIRTEK’s Services to the Chicago area.

===> Pirtek signs first South Florida franchise, seeking more dealers
Pirtek has signed its first franchise agreement in South Florida for a hydraulic hose replacement business and hopes to establish three more

===> Extend The Life of your Hydraulic Hoses
Know How to Properly Maintain This Vital Equipment Compnent

===> Pirtek USA franchise offers opportunity for aspiring West Bend entrepreneur
Tom Fechter hopes the number 50 will serve as a positive omen for his new business.

===> How I Helped Bring an International Franchise to the U.S.
When Ken Adair became a Pirtek franchisee, his location in Chicago was only the fifth center in the U.S. Pirtek, a fluid power franchise, has since grown to 45 locations in the U.S., as well as nearly 400 locations internationally.

===> PIRTEK Celebrates Opening of Its 50th U.S. Location
PIRTEK, a leader of onsite hose replacement service that is dedicated to minimizing equipment downtime due to hose failure, opened its 50th Hose Service & Supply Center in Menomonee Falls, just northwest of Milwaukee, Wis., on Feb. 2.

===> PIRTEK in Charlotte, N.C., Helps to Preserve a Piece of Local History
PIRTEK South End not only reduces customers’ downtime but it also helped to preserve a piece of its community’s history.

===> Veterans in Franchising – Cover Story
PIRTEK. The Perfect Fit. One of the marks of a good leader is that he’s not only good at what he does, but makes others around him better at what they do.

===> Pirtek USA celebrates 50th location
Since opening its first location in 1996, Pirtek USA has grown steadily through economic booms and busts to reach its 50th service center in the United States this month.

===> Bulk Tank Contamination: The “Silent Killer”
Hydraulic, gear lube, diesel fuel, and engine oil systems have their own “silent killer”: particle contamination.

===> PIRTEK Adds DOT-Approved High Temperature Hose to Line
While the PIRTEK brand is known as a service provider dedicated to minimizing equipment downtime, one segment that is often overlooked is the wide variety of hoses and fittings carried in PIRTEK onsite hose workshops and by its hose service centers

===> Showtime at Pirtek
Pirtek, a growing company that specializes in manufacturing, repairing and replacing hydraulic hoses, hosted a customer appreciation event at its Kent repair shop last Friday.

===> PIRTEK Opens Houston Hose Service Center
Houston no longer has a problem when it relates to reducing downtime as PIRTEK has recently opened a new Hose Service Center in Jersey Village, Texas.

===> PIRTEK Expands Its Wild West Presence in Arizona
PIRTEK Palo Verde opened its doors on May 27, in Tucson, Ariz. Local companies and their equipment idled by failed hose assemblies will benefit from the new PIRTEK Hose Service Center located at 3455 South Palo Verde Road, Suite 117.

===> Heavy industry uptick means success for Pirtek in Ontario
With the heavy-industry economy picking up again in the Inland Empire, a local equipment supplier is experiencing significant growth.

===> PIRTEK mobile hose repair brings convenience to hydraulics users
Now PIRTEK, an international franchise that focuses on quick-response, around-the-clock mobile repair of hydraulic hoses, has entered the Tucson ...

===> Woodinville Company Helps Repair Machines for Oso Landslide Recovery
One week after the Oso landslide, Chad Harkness got a call asking for help. At 3 p.m., the Darrington Fire Department asked Harkness, the owner of hydraulic hose company Pirtek Woodinville, to donate hoses and a volunteer to help install them.

===> PIRTEK Introduces a New Standard O-Ring Kit
Determining the right O-Ring for the correct application can be a challenge, especially for hydraulic fittings

===> Business expanding new concept in Chicago area
Ken Adair, of Homer Glen, knew he was taking a risk when he invested in a franchise startup business repairing hydraulic hoses — but it’s one that paid off

===> Oliver Romano: From military to Macomb County businessman
Oliver Romano learned about hydraulics when he served in the U.S. Navy, but as the general manager for Pirtek Hoses and Assemblies with locations in Sterling Heights, Madison Heights and Westland he is now taking what he learned in the military and growing his business.

===> Kent Company Helps Repair Stalled Ship
Gabe and Erin Gilliam, owners of Kent Pirtek, which provides mobile hydraulic and other high- pressure hose repair service to the marine, construction and trucking industries, had an urgent message for McDaniel, a service technician. They needed him to take a new hose to the ship.

===> PIRTEK Owner Prides Himself on Being Efficient
As a veteran, Jim Hamilton understands the importance of getting a task done in an efficient manner.

===> PIRTEK Kent Services Roller Coaster at Washington Fair
In the fall of 2013, PIRTEK Kent Owner Gabe Gilliam received a call from the Washington State Fair in Puyallup, Wash., a customer of the company.

===> PIRTEK USA Opens 45th Hose Service Center in Gastonia
PIRTEK USAs 45th Hose Service Center has opened in Gastonia, N.C.
Local companies and their equipment idled by failed hose assemblies will surely benefit from the new onsite hose replacement service in their area.

===> PIRTEK Inland Valley Hosts Open House in Ontario
PIRTEK Inland Valley, a provider of onsite hose replacement, held an open house on Sept. 27 at its facility in Ontario, Calif.

===> Predict a Profitable Future with IFPS Certification
Abraham Lincolns simple, yet very powerful statement reinforces the fact that it is up to each of us - whether an employee or employer - to create opportunities that will influence a predictable path to our desired future.

===> Newest PIRTEK Branch Opens Its Doors in Rockville, MD
PIRTEK USAs newest PIRTEK Hose Service Center opened its doors on Sept. 3, 2013, in Rockville, Md. - a suburb northwest of Washington, D.C.

===> New PIRTEK Hose Center Will Offer One-Hour Response Time in Indiana
Area companies and their equipment idled by failed hose assemblies will benefit from PIRTEK USAs newest PIRTEK Hose Center that opened June 17 in the Perry Township community of Indianapolis, Ind.

===> PIRTEK Filtration Systems Open New Doors for Company
PIRTEK is known for its ETA 1 hour onsite response to customer needs in the event of a hose or fitting failure. Recently PIRTEK has integrated an additional line of filtration products.

===> Third PIRTEK Franchise Opens in Chicago, Brings Mobile-Based Service
Businesses in the heart of Chicago, IL needing hydraulic hose replacements in a hurry will benefit from PIRTEK USA's newest PIRTEK Hose Service and Supply Center that opened June 3, in the McKinley Park community.

===> PIRTEK Long Beach Keeps Rides Going With Park Ride Maintenance
January introduced PIRTEK Long Beach into the exciting world of theme park ride maintenance.

===> PIRTEK Joins the Southern California Contractors Association
Volunteer-led and governed by its members, SCCA has served the construction industry since 1974. The SCCA regularly appears before dozens of agencies, boards, commissions, regulators, trusts and unions on behalf of its members — saving them millions of dollars in the past 35 years.

===> Profit with PIRTEK, Addictive Mobile Hose Service
If I invest, will I make money?

===> PIRTEK Repairs Oil Drill Rig
PIRTEK Sky Harbor Assists Case Foundation Company with the Repair of a 28 Metric Ton Drill Rig

===> Michael Johnson Opens PIRTEK Mobile-Based Business
PIRTEKs presence in the Twin Cities area, where PIRTEK was established in the United States, will be stronger than ever with the opening of a third location.

===> Connexions #31 Available Now
The latest version of the PIRTEK Quarterly Newsletter, Connexions is available online now. Issue 31 has details on the new PIRTEK center in Minneapolis, as well as an interesting story regarding PIRTEK Plymouth, which highlights the value of PIRTEK service.

===> Jim Hart To Open PIRTEK Mobile-Based Hose and Fitting Business Offering One-Hour Response Time in Industrial City
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, California ... Jim Hart will bring hose and fitting replacement services directly to customer jobsites with his new PIRTEK franchise that will open on March 19, 2012, at 601 Airport Boulevard, Unit A, in South San Francisco, California.

===> Signal Hill Welcomes PIRTEK
From Hand Tools to Hose Reels, Paul Martin Starts Up PIRTEK Franchise in Long Beach.

===> Pirtek Named Accredited Test Center for International Fluid Power Society
November 4, 2011 Pirtek USAs corporate headquarters in Rockledge, Fla., has become an accredited test center for the Cherry Hill, N.J.-based International Fluid Power Societys (IFPS) Connector and Conductor certification.

===> Belt Parkway Project, Brooklyn - Pirtek Newark Overhauls Sennbogen Hammer in Short Order
PIRTEK Newark and PIRTEK South Brunswick have been busy providing critical support for hose and hydraulic component repair for various construction projects.

===> PIRTEK Opens Third Fluid Transfer Solutions Service Center in Metro Detroit
Owner, Eli Dorfman, opens his third PIRTEK Service Center in the Metro Detroit Area in Sterling Heights.

===> PIRTEK Changes Logo
PIRTEK USA Corporate Headquarters recently announced during their 13th Annual Franchise Conference a change to the company’s logo.

===> PIRTEK Opens Second Seattle Location
Chad Harkness opens PIRTEK Woodinville.

===> American Bureau of Shipping Certification of Hoses Lands PIRTEK New Business
ROCKLEDGE, FL - PIRTEK Lake Wright, in Virginia Beach, VA recently won a substantial job assisting a local dredging company with replacing hoses on a scow.

===> Hose Assemblies Done Right, and On Time
PIRTEK O’Hare Replaces 270 Hose Assemblies on Freight Loaders at the O’Hare International Airport

===> Shale Provides New Business Opportunities in Western Pa.
PIRTEK Monroeville has been busy meeting the needs of a variety of new businesses flooding the area over the past three years.

===> Entrepreneur, Jim Lager Acquires PIRTEK Love Field, Dallas, Texas
Jim Lager Acquires PIRTEK Love Field, Dallas, Texas

===> PIRTEK Finds Success with a Post-Shuttle Approach
Contractor shifts focus toward commercial businesses

===> PIRTEK Kent at work for Coast Guard
PIRTEK Kent awarded subcontract with Todd Pacific Shipyards to complete required hose renewal for United States Coast Guard Polar Sea.

===> PIRTEK South End Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina ... When February 14 rolls around each year, the independently owned PIRTEK Charlotte, North Carolina, franchise marks another year of satisfying hose and fitting requirements of its customers by taking their needs to heart.

===> PIRTEK Opens New Center in Love Field, Dallas
PIRTEK Love Field opened its doors on June 14th, providing an ETA 1 Hour On-Site Hose Service to the Dallas / Forth Worth area.

===> PIRTEK South Philadelphia Celebrates Decade in Business
PIRTEK South Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) marked 10 years of servicing customers with its onsite hose replacement needs.

===> Hydraulic Hose Repair Franchise PIRTEK'S Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 Ranking Up in 2010
In a letter that came with PIRTEK's ranking certificate, Amy Cosper, VP, Editor in Chief, wrote "it's been an exciting and challenging year for franchising ...

===> Lift and Access Magazine
Preventing and Repairing Hose Failure On-Site

===> Following the Stimulus Money

===> Franchising Today
Mentoring and Technologies are cornerstones for franchisee satisfaction programs

===> Hose Encounters, By Jamie Vokes
Assessing, repairing and preventing hose failures in baling equipment can be easier with these tips

===> PIRTEK Westland Breaks Company's Record in Michigan
PIRTEK Westland, Mobile Hydraulic Repair Company, has recently broken the company's world record for sales in a single month.

===> PIRTEK O'Hare Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Ken Adair, owner of PIRTEK O'Hare, commemorated a decade of business ownership on July 11th.

===> PIRTEK Kent
PIRTEK Offers "Perfect Fit" For First-time Entrepreneurs

===> Hydraulic Hoses Launch New Career
For Steve Goulette, hydraulic hoses pointed the way toward realizing a dream of entrepreneurship.

===> PIRTEK Celebrates 10 Years in the U.S.A.!
PIRTEK Franchise Owners Share Tricks of the Trade at Annual Conference.

===> PIRTEK Lake Wright Opens Doors in Virginia Beach
Leaving the corporate world to pursue an entrepreneurial dream is a decision seldom left to the faint of heart.

===> Steve Goulette Crosses Country to Open PIRTEK Center
New Franchise Owner, Steve Goulette, Opens the first PIRTEK location in Jacksonville, Florida.

===> PIRTEK Norcross Eliminates Downtime
With a fleet of five mobile service vans, PIRTEK Norcross keeps industry moving in Atlanta.

===> PIRTEK in G.I. Jobs
Navy veteran puts hydraulics knowledge to use as part owner of a PIRTEK center

===> Heavy Industry Depends on Pirtek
Pirtek Space Coast serves heavy industry on site

===> Pirtek Piedmont Triad Opens in Greensboro, NC
Phil Kusiak and Holland Claytor have opened Pirtek Piedmont Triad at 104F Meadowwood Street

===> Pirtek Space Coast Expands
Pirtek Space Coast expands storefront to allow for walk-in customers

===> Small Business Strategies
Jidge Ruth of Pirtek Plymouth gives career guidlines for getting to the top at small businesses

===> Pirtek Kent Has Cure For Breakdown Blues
Gabe and Erin Gilliam celebrate grand opening of the Pacific Northwest's first on-site hose replacement business

===> Broken Hoses Are Drain On Business
Tampa Pirtek centers promise to fix machinery fast

===> Franchisees Value Ongoing Training Programs
Ongoing training helps franchisees build profitability and evaluate each other's progress.


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